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Lori Hart wins Gala Award Photo by Special Events magazine
Lori Hart (right) and Melissa Spirito of Silhouette Group accept the 2018 Gala Award for Best Event Produced for a Private Individual: Budget $1,000 and Above Per Guest for 'Cincuenta en Cabo.'

This Time We Mean It: 2019 Gala Award Entries Due Friday

It's time to get those entries in--the deadline is Sept. 21.

Don’t miss out: Entries for the 2019 Special Events Gala Awards are due Friday, Sept. 21, by 4 p.m. Pacific Time. The oldest and most prestigious award in the event industry, the Gala Awards honor outstanding event work from around the world.

This year's category options run the gamut from corporate to social events, technical expertise, and specialties such as floral design, table design and entertainment. New this year is Best Event Venue; if you want to tell the world why your venue is ideal for events, now is your chance.

The 2019 Gala Award will be presented Jan. 10 at The Special Event in San Diego.

All entries are submitted online.

You can find the Entry Form and our Q&A here. 

Gala judges share secrets to winning a Gala Award here.

Need some Gala inspiration? See last year's winners here.

Questions? Ask them here.

Best of luck!

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